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Professor Ron Wright heads to Kosovo to help form new sentencing laws

A Wake Forest Law professor is heading to Kosovo to help establish the Rule of Law in the new country. Continue reading »

LL.M. Manuel Moctezuma (’04) to speak at Houston Bar Association Seminar on Dec. 12

LL.M. alumnus Manuel Moctezuma (’04)  will be speaking at the Houston Bar Association Seminar on Thursday, Dec. 12.

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Yama Keshawerz (’12) writes from an Afghan’s view about U.S. presence in Afghanistan beyond 2014

Next year, Afghanistan will experience another superpower’s withdrawal of forces. This time, however, many Afghans view it differently. The United States has announced that it will pull its troops out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014 as NATO combat mission ends, but I believe that a U.S. presence in Afghanistan will be necessary for several years to come. The post-2014 U.S. presence in Afghanistan will be in the interest of both nations for many reasons. It will ensure Afghanistan’s sustainable stability, protect the hard-won gains to date, and serve U.S. national security interests.

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International Programs Department hosts first “Lunch & Learn”: Law Enforcement in Kosovo, South Korea, and Palestine

The Wake Forest Law International Programs department held its first Lunch & Learn of the semester on Tuesday, Oct. 8.

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Law school welcomes its newest group of international students

The Wake Forest University School of Law welcomed its newest group of international students during Orientation on Aug. 15-23.
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Kosovar LLM students featured on Fox 8′s Buckley Report

We often learn about the world’s history of wars in school, but we don’t often hear about the rebuilding that comes afterward.

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Wake Forest Law confers hoods and diplomas on 183 graduates

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 183 graduates on Sunday, May 19, in Wait Chapel. The graduates included the first two to earn the Scientiae Juridicae Doctor degree and the first nine to earn the Master of Studies in Law degree. Continue reading »

Group photo of students who study the laws to help bring legal reforms to Kosovo

LL.M. students study U.S. laws to help bring legal reforms to Kosovo

Coming of age in Serbian-controlled Kosovo, Kreshnik Radoniqi risked everything for his education. Continue reading »

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Afghan man learns about American law through program at Wake Forest

Five years ago, Afghan citizens charged with a crime weren’t entitled to a defense attorney to advocate for their rights. Things have changed, but Hafizullah Hamid says there remains plenty of work to do. He wants to do his part to help reform the justice system in Afghanistan.

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Photo of Bobby Higdon (second from right) with law school associate dean Dick Schneider (far left) and U.S. Department of Justice official Carl Alexandre (third from left) with Kosovo students Shqipdon Fazliu, Kreshnik Radoniqi and Valon Kurtaj.

Wake Forest alumni work with law school, LL.M. students to help rebuild battered Kosovo’s courts

Robert J. “Bobby” Higdon (’85, JD ’89) hears heart-wrenching stories every time he visits Kosovo, where he is helping rebuild the country’s judicial system after decades of internal strife and war. Continue reading »